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Chevron Chairman and CEO John Watson shares his views on how U.S.-based multinational corporations can help expand American influence abroad and be a positive force for progress. Watson also discusses recent global energy trends, including the rise in production of shale gas and other unconventional energy sources, that are being driven by advances in energy technology.
See more in Business and Foreign Policy
In this Council on Foreign Relations meeting, "Is There a Seat at the Table for the Food and Beverage Industry in the Global Fight Against Obesity," Drs. Kelly Brownell, Director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, and Derek Yach, Senior Vice President, Vitality Group, and Member, PepsiCo Scientific Advisory Board, debate the involvement of the food and beverage industry in the fight against global obesity.
See more in Diseases, Noncommunicable; Global
CFR Fellow Shannon O'Neil and former Foreign Minister of Mexico Jorge Castañeda discuss newly elected Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and what this new administration means for U.S.-Mexico relations going forward.
See more in Diplomacy and Statecraft; North America
On-The-Record Film Screening of "The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby."
See more in United States; Intelligence
Claudio M. Loser and Antoine W. van Agtmael discuss perspectives on how Latin American countries have weathered the global financial crisis and assess what is at stake for the region's economies in the future.
See more in Latin America and the Caribbean; Financial Crises
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski discusses the technology and telecommunications boom, its impact on global relations and where the FCC plays a role.
See more in Telecommunications; United States
Robert Danin, Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, discusses the conflict in Gaza with CFR.org's Toni Johnson.
See more in Israel
Fatou Bensouda, the new prosecutor for the ICC, discusses her new role and the ICC as a body in general.
See more in Global; Courts and Tribunals
Scott Snyder speaks to Balbina Hwang and Terry Roehrig on South Korea's contributions to international security.
See more in South Korea; Regional Security
Nancy Brinker, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen for the Cure interviews Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Janos Martonyi on the state of the European Union today.
See more in Hungary; Diplomacy and Statecraft
Academics discuss the state of the American Economy looking forward
See more in United States; Financial Markets
CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman leads a discussion on creating greater economic opportunities for women business owners and entrepreneurs.
See more in Global; Women; Entrepreneurship
Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, discusses the state of the global economy.
See more in International Finance; Financial Crises; Global
The film follows a new generation of artists and designers living in Beirut and deals with the themes of national identity, freedom of thought and post-conflict civil society development.
See more in Lebanon; Culture and Foreign Policy
Gil Kerlikowske, director of the National Drug Control Policy, discusses global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a moral failure, domestic and international trends in drug consumption, and the diversification of transnational criminal organizations.
See more in Drug Trafficking and Control; United States
Iranian foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi discusses Iranian foreign policy in the Middle East.
See more in Diplomacy and Statecraft; Proliferation; Iran
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki discusses the successes, difficulties and future challenges of the democratic revolution that has swept over his country in the last year and a half.
See more in Tunisia; Presidents and Chiefs of State
Acting Secretary Blank discusses policies and investments for supporting U.S. competitiveness and job growth.
See more in United States; Competitiveness; Labor
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discusses the progress she has made as head of state and the challenges facing her country.
See more in Liberia; Presidents and Chiefs of State
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti discusses the looming challenges of the economic crisis in Europe and the future of the eurozone.
See more in Italy; Financial Crises